Jamie Lee Curtis wields firearms in new 'Halloween' movie despite advocating for gun control

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(***Only exception - Lee Marvin. Badass in real life, "played" a badass in movies, won all kinds of bullshit movie "awards" and his gravestone lists him as a Marine PFC. Apparently he made coin but didn't sell out)

Charles Bronson, George Kennedy, R. Lee Ermey and I am sure others fit that bill.
 
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I personally believe that if the actor or actress doesn't believe in guns then they shouldn't use them in their films. I'm sure they can find another way out of the situation. Maybe she could explain the me too movement to Micheal Meyers. That would probably kill him.
 

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Follow the money.

$$$ trumps ethics and morals in a lot of hollywierd folks.

Bet she has armed security.

Hypocrite.
 

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Where did you copy this from? Ah, Fox News.
Jamie Lee Curtis swings back at Fox News on guns: 'I fully support the Second Amendment'

I know what movie I won't be seeing on October 19th...

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Jamie Lee Curtis' on-screen actions stand in contrast to her real-life persona as an advocate for gun control.

Jamie's got a gun in the latest "Halloween" reboot.

In the 11th installment of the horror film series, Jamie Lee Curtis's character, Laurie Strode, is seen wielding firearms in her quest to kill the film's legendary villain, Michael Myers.

At one point, she shoots him as he's standing in front of a window.

But Curtis’s on-screen actions stand in contrast to her real-life persona as an advocate for gun control -- one of several Hollywood actors who use firearms in their films while preaching against them away from the set.

In light of several high-profile mass shootings, Curtis has voiced her support for gun reform legislation. But she's also appeared in films such as "True Lies," "Virus," "Halloween II" and "Blue Steel" where she uses firearms multiple times.

A poster for “Blue Steel” (1990) features her holding a handgun.

When a gunman killed multiple people at Santa Fe High School in Texas earlier this year, Curtis took to Twitter to advocate for stronger gun reform. She’s also voiced support for an assault weapons ban.

Following the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla, she appeared in a video to honor one of the 49 victims.

But while Curtis is in favor of gun control legislation, she apparently isn’t entirely anti-gun.

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For the “Halloween” reboot, Curtis tweeted a photo of a paper shooting target and said: First shot. 357. Feels good to have Laurie back on set for @halloweenmovie. #halloweenmovie.”

The conundrum applies to other Hollywood A-listers like George Clooney, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Julianne Moore, Sally Field and Jim Carey, who have all made their living portraying gun-toting characters while calling for stricter gun reform.

Some politicians have seized on the issue to call out what they perceive is Hollywood's hypocrisy.

Hollywood liberals on gun control is akin to Hollywood liberals on global warming,” U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, told TMZ. “Which is they fly their private jets to a conference, step out and say, ‘Global warming is terrible. Let’s take away everything from the working men and women.’ And then they get back on their private jet and fly back. Same thing on gun control. If you have a bevy of armed security officers protecting you, maybe you shouldn’t be trying to strip Second Amendment rights from law-abiding citizens.

Actor Ethan Hawke, while discussing his career on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," said there’s no money in films that don’t feature firearms, noting that he earned more for films where his character had a gun.

I noticed recently if you put in a column of every movie I ever did where I carry a gun, and every movie where I don’t, and my salary ... I really think it would be about 92 percent to 8 percent.

Halloween” hits theaters Oct. 19.
 

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Actor Ethan Hawke, while discussing his career on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," said there’s no money in films that don’t feature firearms, noting that he earned more for films where his character had a gun.

I noticed recently if you put in a column of every movie I ever did where I carry a gun, and every movie where I don’t, and my salary ... I really think it would be about 92 percent to 8 percent.

So they're against guns as long as it doesn't apply to them and doesn't affect their bottom line.
 

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Meh...

Actors portray people that they aren't. That's why it's called acting.

Chicks, or dudes, that kiss others of the same sex are not necessarily gay.

If an actor plays a Nazi, or a space alien, that does not mean that's what they are.

A movie that's watchable, or good, is watchable, or good regardless of the real-life politics of the people in it.

If you want to boycott an actor that does not share your politics, go for it.
 

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Follow the money.

$$$ trumps ethics and morals in a lot of hollywierd folks.

Bet she has armed security.

Hypocrite.

You're singling that out to the holly weird folks? $$ trumps it all for the majority of people. I bet if most were offered millions of dollars to play an antifa liberal in a movie most would. It's a movie who cares it's all fake.
 

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I’m still more pissed that in Toy Story, Woody goes nuts if he lost his hat, but his holster has always been empty. My wife likes this movie, but my kids all think Woody is a jerk for losing his pistol and we cheer for Sid.
 

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Hollywood should at least show some internal consistency... I suggest if they are going to be all OMG Gunzzz, they set some rules for themselves:
1. No new movies or shows will be made with any guns, whether good guys or bad guys.
2. Let's not stop there... they don't want any weapons. So, no knives, pointy sticks, flame throwers (sorry Alien movie), etc.
3. All existing works that feature any of this, perma-ban them and sue anyone who makes copies anyway to pass around for copyright violations.

Good guys vs. bad guys can battle it out with each other by wearing bubble suits, and they just run into each other and bounce off harmlessly. Whoever gets successfully knocked on their side loses.
They should digitally edit out all the weapons like they digitally edited out Yosimite Sam's cigar. While they're at it, take his revolvers and Elmer Fudd's blunderbuss.
 

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Saw it this past weekend. I love how's she's explaining the revolver cuz it doesn't jam (true) and the shotgun as a tactical weapon (okay) and then the lever action as the "stopping power" myth. Great seeing her go room to room clearing with a 3 foot long lever action rifle! Lol. If she only knew about the AR.
 
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